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Dido525

  • one year ago

Write the equation in cylindrical coordinates. 3x^2 − 5x + 3y^2 + z^2 = 5

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  1. Dido525
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    That squared sign is bugging me. How do I deal with that?

  2. nincompoop
    • one year ago
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    oh no, it's you again :(

  3. Dido525
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    Pika pika ^_^ .

  4. yummydum
    • one year ago
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    \[3x^2 − 5x + 3y^2 + z^2 = 5\] http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=3x%5E2+%E2%88%92+5x+%2B+3y%5E2+%2B+z%5E2+%3D+5 its a squishy lookin sphere :)

  5. nincompoop
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    lol wow

  6. Dido525
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    Ohh that's fine and good but how do I convert it to cylindrical coordinates?

  7. wio
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    It's an offset ellipsoid.

  8. wio
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    Complete the square for the \(x\) term first.

  9. nincompoop
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    http://www.wolframalpha.com/share/clip?f=d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427ead844pbf2e

  10. Dido525
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    That squared sign is bugging me.

  11. nincompoop
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    who's fancy now?

  12. yummydum
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    butthurt much? lol

  13. wio
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    @Dido525 Complete the square of the z term.

  14. wio
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    \(x\) term

  15. Dido525
    • one year ago
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    I think I got it. Thanks :) .

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